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HPE Discover 2017: June 5-8 (Las Vegas, NV)

HPE Discover 2017
“Accelerating your outcomes from Digital Transformation”
June 5 – 8 2017
Las Vegas, NV

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Day One Kickoff
John Furrier & Dave Vellante kick off HPE Discover 2017.


HPE Discover 2017 Keynote


Day One Wrap Up
John Furrier & Dave Vellante kick off HPE Discover 2017.


Day Three Wrap Up
Dave Vellante and John Furrier wrap up the final day of HPE Discovery 2017 in Las Vegas.


Guests Interviewed

Alain Andreoli
Senior Vice President, Data Center Infrastructure Group, HPE

Growing compute demands need a plan, partner to manage
Competing in the modern business world means using data, and getting value out of data means using compute power. The ways and wheres of compute are also multiplying, and companies must manage both the processing and the data involved. It gets complex, quickly, according to Alain Andreoli, senior vice president, Data Center Infrastructure Group, at Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Rod Bagg
Data Center Infrastructure Group, HPE

Law firm uses predictive analytics platform to escape spreadsheet hell
When Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. acquired Nimble Storage Inc. earlier this year, it gained a predictive analytics platform called InfoSight. As HPE has learned, that platform is being eagerly adopted by businesses who are clamoring for new tools that can analyze issues across their entire install base, according to Rod Bagg, vice president of analytics and customer support, Data Center Infrastructure Group, at HPE. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Curt Belusar
Senior Director Service Provider Engineering, HPE

Everything as a Service: Customization demands further fragment tech
As content delivery, infrastructure and other fundamental aspects of technologically driven businesses evolve with the times, the shape of tech itself is going through considerable redefining, according to Justin Hotard, vice president and general manager of hyperscale and OEM Solutions at Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Mayur Bharath
VP Strategic Alliances, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

If HPE’s shrinking, how is it doing more deals with more partners?
When Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. sold its software and spun out its services, many saw a bare-bones infrastructure company remaining without many solutions to bring to market. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Susan Blocher
VP of Marketing, Data Center Infrastructure Group, HPE

HPE aims to change the security game with Gen10 servers
During this week’s HPE Discover event in Las Vegas, Nevada, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. revealed its goal to improve hardware security technology for the enterprise. To do so, the company has unveiled its Gen10 servers, aimed at bringing expanded functionality and capabilities across the board. Read the full blog post with highlights from her interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Kirk Bresniker
Fellow and Vice President, Chief Architect, Hewlett Packard Labs

What’s on the innovation horizon for HP Labs?
Necessity is the mother of invention, and what the technology industry needs right now is the capability to handle and manage the proliferation of data, along with the complexity of the Internet of Things. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. launched The Machine last November, promising a new architecture that provides limitless memory at the core of the system and distributes mesh computing to optimize the data created by devices. Does The Machine deliver? Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Jeff Carlat
Sr. Director of Solutions GTM, HPE Ecosystem-Alliances

How IoT alters the business transformation equation
The promise of an Internet of Things-enabled enterprise has attracted companies large and small across a wide range of industries, with varying degrees of maturity in development. Most organizations see the benefits of the digital transformation, but when it comes down to actually making a meaningful change, it’s all about people, according to Tushar Halgali, IoT senior manager at Deloitte Consulting LLP. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Phil Cutrone
VP & GM, WW OEM, HPE Servers Global Business Unit, HPE

Post-split-up, HPE reveals how its OEM solutions are creating enterprise agility
In 2105, Hewlett Packard announced it was splitting its businesses in two to create a more agile company for its enterprise solutions. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. is now responsible for the OEM Solutions business unit, which has achieved double-digit growth over the past five years, according to Phillip Cutrone, vice president and general manager of worldwide OEM, Data Center Infrastructure Group, at Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Dennis Deane
VP Global Advisories and System Integrators, Strategic Alliances

If HPE’s shrinking, how is it doing more deals with more partners?
When Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. sold its software and spun out its services, many saw a bare-bones infrastructure company remaining without many solutions to bring to market. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Steven Dietch
Vice President, Worldwide Service Provider Business, HPE

HP’s Dietch: Far From a Fad, Cloud Computing Is A “Done Deal”
Cloud computing is here and its here to stay. And organizations large and small better get on board now or risk falling by the wayside, according to HP. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


William Fellows
Co-Founder & VP of Research, 451 Research

Can a single, versatile tool tame the hybrid cloud jungle?
The term “hybrid cloud” may bring to mind a single entity, crossbred but whole — the infrastructure equivalent to a liger. Yet the reality of hybrid cloud is closer to a large, diverse zoo, according to William Fellows, founder and vice president of research at The 451 Group LLC. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


JR Fuller
Global Business Development Manager – IoT, HPE Edgeline

HPE, Texmark partner to build refinery of the future
There are plenty of stories about information technology solutions involving large enterprises. But what about a small chemical plant with pumps, tubes, pipes and data all under the control of one lone contract IT specialist? Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Dr. Eng Lim Goh
VP & SGI CTO, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

An AI supercomputer beat humans at poker — now can it call a bluff in business?
Debate over machine learning models and intellectual property may scare some away from data sharing, while some strategists even allege that companies under-report big data Return On Investment to avoid tipping off competitors. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Tushar Halgali
IoT Senior Manager, Deloitte

How IoT alters the business transformation equation
The promise of an Internet of Things-enabled enterprise has attracted companies large and small across a wide range of industries, with varying degrees of maturity in development. Most organizations see the benefits of the digital transformation, but when it comes down to actually making a meaningful change, it’s all about people, according to Tushar Halgali, IoT senior manager at Deloitte Consulting LLP. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Justin Hotard
Senior Vice President and General Manager, Service Provider & OEM Solutions Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Everything as a Service: Customization demands further fragment tech
As content delivery, infrastructure and other fundamental aspects of technologically driven businesses evolve with the times, the shape of tech itself is going through considerable redefining, according to Justin Hotard, vice president and general manager of hyperscale and OEM Solutions at Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Jim Jackson
Senior Vice President, Enterprise Group Marketing

HPE redefines market strategy: Simplify hybrid IT, power intelligent edge
As Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co.’s painful transitions, with the rest of the industry, to adopt new means of doing business, confusion has emerged around its central strategy. To set the record straight, HPE has crafted a new marketing message and is communicating its commitment to simplifying hybrid information technology and powering the Intelligent Edge, according to Jason Newton, vice president of Pan-HPE Marketing. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Tom Lattin
VP & GM, HPE Server Options

HPE amps up firmware security with Gen 10 ProLiant servers
With every passing ransomware threat, data breach and denial of service attack, enterprise computer security managers lose more sleep and reach for the antacid. Mindful that the hyper-connected world is not getting any safer, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. has unveiled new security features for its Generation 10 ProLiant servers that are intended to significantly raise the bar in firmware protection for the data center, according to Tom Lattin, vice president and general manager of server options, at Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Ric Lewis
Software-Defined & Cloud SVP, President and General Manager, HPE

How HPE is animating DreamWorks’ hybrid IT efforts
DreamWorks Animation LLC brings computer-generated feature films to life with the power of Hewlett Packard Enterprises Co. and it’s networking solution, a necessary scaling effort considering a movie like “Shrek” or “Madagascar” can take years of rendering images and up to 80-million hours of compute and petabytes of storage. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Flynn Maloy
Vice President Marketing, HPE Pointnext

A splintered HPE unites behind Pointnext, takes on the consulting market
Having sold off its software business and spun out smaller businesses yet, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. focuses efforts on the services side of information technology. Amidst the company’s ongoing transformation, an emphasis on consultancy services is emerging for HPE, tapping its expansive partner network to service clients seeking hybrid IT infrastructure. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Bill Mannel
Vice President and General Manager, High Performance Computing and Artificial Intelligence at Hewlett Packard Enterprise

AI supercomputing: From college labs to corporate offices
Big data is shifting the focus of high-performance computing toward machine learning and artificial intelligence, according to Bill Mannel, vice president and general manager, High-Performance Computing and artificial intelligence, at Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Peter Mckay
CEO, Veeam

Veeam rides always-on wave into the hybrid cloud
When it comes to managing data, enterprises are increasingly looking for more options, where applications can be accessible at any time and any place. Sensing the growing demand for this “always-on” platform, Veeam has focused its business model on delivering solutions for the multi-cloud future. And that focus is beginning to pay off for Veeam in a major way, according to Peter McKay, co-chief executive officer of Veeam Software Inc. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Craig McLellan
Founder, ThinkOn

Cloud 28 consortium: Can HPE’s cloud service partners fill its software gap?
In an effort to fill its cloud software gap, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. has opted to help its channel partners in the cloud help each other with the Cloud 28 consortium. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Paul Miller
VP, Software-Defined & Cloud Group Marketing, HPE

Is SimpliVity worth the lump of cash HPE paid to acquire it?
Last February Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. plunked down $650 million in cash to buy hyper-converged server and storage systems provider SimpliVity Corp. How did SimpliVity command that price from the hardware legacy with its own portfolio of servers and storage? Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Navin Mittal
Director, Product Marketing, Datacenter, HPE

IT transitions from cost center to revenue generator, HPE responds
As information technology infrastructure becomes more advanced, businesses demand more flexibility from their networks. At the same time, infrastructure is expected to be delivered as a complete solution providing a desired business outcome, rather than assembling individual components. This shifting paradigm is changing the way business perceive their IT organizations, according to Navin Mittal, director of products and solutions marketing, datacenter networking, at Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Bob Moore
Director of Server Software and Product Security, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

HPE firmware gets firmer with silicon integration to fend off attacks
Wikileaks’ Vault 7 report revealed a host of malware types that can penetrate devices’ firmware, rendering many traditional recovery methods ineffective. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.

FBI, HPE reveal cybercrime insights, revisit Stuxnet attack
It remains one of the most advanced malware attacks ever seen. The Stuxnet virus, launched against an Iranian nuclear plant in 2010, destroyed critical hardware inside the facility while making everything inside the control room seem normal. Until this week, the cybersecurity community was doubtful there was any defense against Stuxnet, a sophisticated joint U.S.-Israel project. But Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. has just released security controls in its Generation 10 ProLiant servers that apparently provide the answer. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


James Morrison
Computer Scientist, FBI

FBI, HPE reveal cybercrime insights, revisit Stuxnet attack
It remains one of the most advanced malware attacks ever seen. The Stuxnet virus, launched against an Iranian nuclear plant in 2010, destroyed critical hardware inside the facility while making everything inside the control room seem normal. Until this week, the cybersecurity community was doubtful there was any defense against Stuxnet, a sophisticated joint U.S.-Israel project. But Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. has just released security controls in its Generation 10 ProLiant servers that apparently provide the answer. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Pete Murray
WW VP OEM & IoT GTM, HPE Ecosystem-OEM

HPE leverages OEM partnerships to expand supply chain
As the applications of software and virtualization continue expanding in scope and versatility, the hardware on which those services rely is earning its own share of attention. And behind that hardware, the alliances of manufacturing and retailing are driven by more pragmatic goals than speculation, according to Pete Murray, vice president of Original Equipment Manufacturer and Internet of Things sales worldwide at Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Partha Narasimhan
CTO, Aruba

Wireless mobility demands a new network, says CTO
There’s more to networking than just hooking up computers. These days, networking means running sensors, devices and a host of other goodies. This gives companies the power to interact with customers and the world as things happen. With this power comes a need for a new perspective on networks, according to Partha Narasimhan, chief technical officer, Aruba, at Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Jason Newton
Vice President, Pan-HPE Marketing and Messaging

Jason Newton discusses HP’s place in the “idea economy”
Jason Newton, senior director of marketing for HP’s Enterprise Group, returned to theCUBE at HP Discover 2015 to talk more about Enterprise Group messaging and the power of what HP calls “the idea economy.” Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Dr. Nicholas Nystrom
Sr. Director of Research, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC)

AI supercomputing: From college labs to corporate offices
Big data is shifting the focus of high-performance computing toward machine learning and artificial intelligence, according to Bill Mannel, vice president and general manager, High-Performance Computing and artificial intelligence, at Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Tripp Partain
HPE CTO, GE

HPE and GE Digital try to break IT/OT silos for intelligent edge computing
Cloud data lakes with agile and scalable compute let information technology teams do broad analysis on aggregated Industrial Internet of Things data. But folks working in the field need instant insight at the edge, according to Tripp Partain, global chief technical officer for OneHPE at Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Bill Philbin
Vice President and General Manager of Storage and Big Data

HPE’s Nimble, SimpliVity acquisitions help define storage strategy
There are a lot of moving parts right now with Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. as the company that was formed near the end of 2015, after HP split in two, seeks to establish itself as a key player in hybrid information technology. For HPE’s executives, this means shaping industry trends in storage, data protection and cloud computing into a message that their company can deliver what enterprise clients want. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Ana Pinczuk
SVP & GM, Pointnext

The hybrid influence behind HPE’s new Service as a Service play
A company in transition, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. finds itself with double-digit declining revenues and a shrinking product line. As HPE Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman spins off companies to trim the company’s portfolio and center efforts on hybrid information technology services, relying heavily on its partner ecosystem becomes an integral factor in sustaining what it calls a Service as a Service model. Read the full blog post with highlights from her interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Xavier Poisson
Vice President, Indirect Digital Services, HPE

Cloud 28 consortium: Can HPE’s cloud service partners fill its software gap?
In an effort to fill its cloud software gap, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. has opted to help its channel partners in the cloud help each other with the Cloud 28 consortium. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Michael Proper
CEO, Clear Center

ClearCenter deal continues HPE’s hybrid IT narrative
During an address to attendees at the Discover 2017 event in Las Vegas, Nevada, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman made it clear that the firm’s future will be based on success in bringing products to the market for hybrid information technology. Whitman’s point was further reinforced when HPE announced an agreement with ClearCenter Corp., an open-source platform provider, that will make IT deployment for small and medium-sized businesses a lot easier, according to Peter Schrady, senior vice president and general manager, ProLiant Servers, at HPE. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Anthony Rokis
Vice President, Software Engineering, Predix

HPE and GE Digital try to break IT/OT silos for intelligent edge computing
Cloud data lakes with agile and scalable compute let information technology teams do broad analysis on aggregated Industrial Internet of Things data. But folks working in the field need instant insight at the edge, according to Tripp Partain, global chief technical officer for OneHPE at Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Paul Sabin
Senior Network and Infrastructure Manager, Baker Botts, LLP

Law firm uses predictive analytics platform to escape spreadsheet hell
When Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. acquired Nimble Storage Inc. earlier this year, it gained a predictive analytics platform called InfoSight. As HPE has learned, that platform is being eagerly adopted by businesses who are clamoring for new tools that can analyze issues across their entire install base, according to Rod Bagg, vice president of analytics and customer support, Data Center Infrastructure Group, at HPE. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Denzil Samuels
Global Chief Channel Officer, HPE

Cloud wars: How HPE channel partners are evolving to meet new service demands
Channel partners are vital for any major tech business. They’re the resellers and front-line companies that put product into the hands of customers. However, channel partners are seeing their businesses change. Services around the products are becoming more important, and both the big vendors and their channel partners see new opportunities, according to Denzil Samuels (pictured), global chief channel officer at Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Tuomas Sandholm
Professor of Computer Science, Director of Electronic Marketplaces Laboratory

An AI supercomputer beat humans at poker — now can it call a bluff in business?
Debate over machine learning models and intellectual property may scare some away from data sharing, while some strategists even allege that companies under-report big data Return On Investment to avoid tipping off competitors. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Peter Schrady
Senior Vice President and General Manager, ProLiant Servers and SMB & Enterprise Segments,
HPE

ClearCenter deal continues HPE’s hybrid IT narrative
During an address to attendees at the Discover 2017 event in Las Vegas, Nevada, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman made it clear that the firm’s future will be based on success in bringing products to the market for hybrid information technology. Whitman’s point was further reinforced when HPE announced an agreement with ClearCenter Corp., an open-source platform provider, that will make IT deployment for small and medium-sized businesses a lot easier, according to Peter Schrady, senior vice president and general manager, ProLiant Servers, at HPE. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Parvesh Sethi
SVP HPE Pointnext Consulting, HPE

HPE’s Pointnext tackles intelligent edge computing and hybrid IT
Five years into what Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman has termed the largest corporate transformation in history, the company has retooled its technology services organization to accelerate transformation for others. Launched in March, Pointnext is HPE’s answer to questions about its services business, with a focus on helping customers with intelligent edge computing and hybrid information technology. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Jason Shropshire
SVP and CTO, InfusionPoints

HPE firmware gets firmer with silicon integration to fend off attacks
Wikileaks’ Vault 7 report revealed a host of malware types that can penetrate devices’ firmware, rendering many traditional recovery methods ineffective. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Douglas Smith
CEO, Texmark

HPE, Texmark partner to build refinery of the future
There are plenty of stories about information technology solutions involving large enterprises. But what about a small chemical plant with pumps, tubes, pipes and data all under the control of one lone contract IT specialist? Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Kate Swanborg
Technology Communications and Strategic Alliances Executive, DreamWorks Animation

How HPE is animating DreamWorks’ hybrid IT efforts
DreamWorks Animation LLC brings computer-generated feature films to life with the power of Hewlett Packard Enterprises Co. and it’s networking solution, a necessary scaling effort considering a movie like “Shrek” or “Madagascar” can take years of rendering images and up to 80-million hours of compute and petabytes of storage. Read the full blog post with highlights from her interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Natalia Vassilieva
Senior Research Manager, Hewlett Packard Labs

The Machine: Riding the transition wave to the next stage of computin
Traditional computers are powerful, but they have limits. Many technologies are reaching those limits, while the demand for more computing power grows ever greater. The solution is new methods of computing and processing, using new hardware. Read the full blog post with highlights from her interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Andrew Wheeler
Fellow, Vice President and Deputy Director, Hewlett Packard Labs

What’s on the innovation horizon for HP Labs?
Necessity is the mother of invention, and what the technology industry needs right now is the capability to handle and manage the proliferation of data, along with the complexity of the Internet of Things. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. launched The Machine last November, promising a new architecture that provides limitless memory at the core of the system and distributes mesh computing to optimize the data created by devices. Does The Machine deliver? Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Alastair Winner
VP, Hybrid IT Portfolio – HPE Pointnext

HPE creates Services as a Solution entity, Pointnext, to clear up services strategy
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co.’s reorganization of business units has created some confusion and noise for customers seeking services support from the company. Pointnext is the answer to make clear its services mission, according to Alastair Winner, vice president of hybrid information technology services, HPE Pointnext, at HPE. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Ken Won
Software-Defined & Cloud Group Marketing

Can a single, versatile tool tame the hybrid cloud jungle?
The term “hybrid cloud” may bring to mind a single entity, crossbred but whole — the infrastructure equivalent to a liger. Yet the reality of hybrid cloud is closer to a large, diverse zoo, according to William Fellows, founder and vice president of research at The 451 Group LLC. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Danny Yeo
Systems Administrator, Brigham Young University

Is SimpliVity worth the lump of cash HPE paid to acquire it?
Last February Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. plunked down $650 million in cash to buy hyper-converged server and storage systems provider SimpliVity Corp. How did SimpliVity command that price from the hardware legacy with its own portfolio of servers and storage? Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


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